Irked over the delay in the operation of a passenger train, commuters on board resorted to ‘rail roko' at Saliyamangalam railway station between Tiruvarur and Thanjavur on Monday.

The Nagore-Tiruchi passenger train was detained at almost every station after its departure at Tiruvarur, to clear the goods train. As station master had planned to detain the train further, passengers squatted on the track.

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